Tag: Ford

Rolls Royce Turbo
Car Shows

Grace Hall Lurgan August 2023

With an abundance of weather warnings relating to heavy rain the day before. The  possibility of the Lurgan show being cancelled felt uncertain. However, as things turned out the weather did not turn seriously wet until the early evening. The show was without doubt a success with so many classics […]

Ford Cortina Mk1
Ford Statistics, Statistics

Ford Cortina (1962-1982)

Ford Cortina (1962-1982)  Manufactured Total= 4,154,902 Type: Five seat saloon, estate Number of Versions: Engine sizes: 1200, 1500, 1600 Twin Cam>1200, 1300, 1500, 1600, 1600 Twin Cam, 3000> 1300, 1600, 2000> 1300, 1600, 2000, 2300, 3000 Current Number still Registered/SORN Reference Source: Department of Transport and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Ford Sierra

Ford Sierra (1982-1993)

Without doubt the Ford Sierra proved to be a very successful medium saloon/hatch and estate. So many versions of the vehicle were produced it is sometimes hard to guess when they were introduced. For that reason we offer a table identifying the main models and changes below. Our focus on […]

Modified Motors

Ford Cortina GXL MK3 Cosworth

The Ford Cortina MK3 (1970-1976) was highly popular in its day and seen as a move away from previous designs with its use of Coke bottle styling popular at the time. In the UK the most powerful was equipped with a 2-litre Pinto TL20 motor. Hence when you come across […]

Ford Escort XR3i
Memory Lane

Ford Escort XR3i

The model¬†was similar to the original XR3i just more rounded with softer lines. It was a fairly popular car like any car with sporting aspirations in the eighties. It had a lot of competition from other big manufacturers. Arguably the biggest is the GTi Golf which remains even today. Also […]

Ford Escort RS 2000 considered at the time as the leader of the sporty saloon pack.
Memory Lane

Ford Escort MK1 and MK2 RS 2000

Many of you will likely be too young to remember The Professionals with Bodie and Doyle. That’s sad for you because as a young lad at High School watching the chase scenes filled me with excitement. Watching a Ford Capri and RS 2000 chasing around the streets after bad guys […]